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​Chapter 6  Criminal Procedure


2018-34 - PROPOSED Amendment of MCR 6.425 (would clarify that criminal defendants whose request for counsel due to indigency are denied are entitled to appeal that denial)

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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: October 23, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
February 1, 2020
Public Hearing: March 11, 2020
 
 
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2014-46 - Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.508 (would allow a court to consider previously-decided claims in the context of a new claim for relief)

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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.508
Issued: September 18, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2020
Public Hearing: March 11, 2020
 
 
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2018-29 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.302 (would eliminate the option to plead guilty to an offense charged [separate from the offense to which defendant is pleading guilty])

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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.302​
Issued: September 11, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2020
Public Hearing: March 11, 2020
 
 
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2018-15 - AMENDMENTS OF RULES 1.109, 2.113, 2.412, 3.203, 3.222, 3.223, 3.800, 3.903, 3.921, 3.923, 3.932, 3.935, 3.936, 3.943, 3.951, 3.963, 3.972, 3.977, 5.125, 5.402, 5.404, 5.801, 6.104, 7.210, 7.215, 7.305, 7.308, AND 8.111 OF THE MICHIGAN COURT RULES AND INTERNAL OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE JUDICIAL TENURE COMMISSION (UPDATES CROSS-REFERENCES AND MAKES OTHER NONSUBSTANTIVE REVISIONS TO CLARIFY THE RULES)

 

​2002-37 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF E-FILING RULES (WOULD CONTINUE THE PROCESS FOR DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC-FILING SYSTEM)

Proposed Amendment:
Proposed Amendments of E-Filing Rules​
​​Issued: May 15, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing: September 18, 2019
 


2017-02 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.508 (would enable a defendant to show actual prejudice in a motion for relief for judgment under certain circumstances)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.508
Issued: May 1, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing: September 18, 2019​
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.508​
Issued: September 18, 2019
Effective: ​January 1, 2020


ADM File No. 2018-23 - Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.610​
Issued: June 5, 2019
Comment Period Expiration ​October 1, 2019
Public Hearing ​November 20, 2019

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ADM File No. 2017-17 - Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and   7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule  6.430 of the Michigan Court​ Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and 7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule 6.430 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendments of MCR 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, and 6.610 and Addition of MCR 6.430​​
Issued: May 22, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019


2017-27 - Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425 (would make the amount of time a defendant has to request appointed appellate counsel consistent with other parts of the rule and remove the requirement for a sentencing judge to articulate substantial and compelling reasons to deviate from the guidelines range, pursuant to Lockridge)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: October 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
February 1, 2019
Public Hearing: March 13, 2019
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: May 15, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019